Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche

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Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche is located in France
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Coordinates: 45°33′24″N 5°04′42″E / 45.5567°N 5.0783°E / 45.5567; 5.0783Coordinates: 45°33′24″N 5°04′42″E / 45.5567°N 5.0783°E / 45.5567; 5.0783
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Vienne
Canton Heyrieux
Intercommunality Collines du Nord Dauphiné
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Camille Lassalle
Area
 • Land1 24.65 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,026
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38389 / 38790
Elevation 270–460 m (890–1,510 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche is a commune in the Isère department in south-eastern France.

History[edit]

The medieval architect and castle builder for Edward I of England, Master James of Saint George, also known as Jacques de Saint-Georges d'Espéranche, is believed to have been associated with the construction of the castle.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, A.J. (1950). "Master James of St. George". English Historical Review 65: 433–457. doi:10.1093/ehr/LXV.CCLVII.433.